Lenovo ThinkPad T14 / T14s Gen 5, T16 Gen 3, X12 Detachable Gen 2 and ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4 laptops announced

Lenovo has introduced a new lineup of business laptops, alongside the ThinkBook Transparent Laptop Concept, at MWC 2024, including the ThinkPad and ThinkBook series, focusing on enhancing productivity, creativity, and efficiency without compromising performance.

ThinkPad AI PCs for Business

The latest generation of ThinkPad laptops includes the ThinkPad T14 i Gen 5, ThinkPad T14s Gen 5, ThinkPad T16 Gen 3, ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2, and ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4.

Powered by the latest Intel Core Ultra processors (with Intel vPro on select models) and Windows 11, these laptops offer AI hardware and software solutions for improved security, power efficiency, and immersive experiences.

Additionally, some models will be available with AMD Ryzen processors for broader CPU options. The Copilot in Windows feature serves as a user’s everyday AI companion, streamlining tasks across various apps on Windows 11.

The premium design features include the Communications Bar, housing a 5MP camera and noise-canceling microphones, while also serving as a convenient lip for easy device handling. Moreover, tactile markings and keyboard layout adjustments aim to enhance accessibility for visually impaired users.

Other user-centric innovations include TrackPoint customization, Lenovo View application for video enhancements, optional WUXGA displays with 3M Optical Film solution for improved brightness and reduced power consumption.

Quick specifications: ThinkPad T14 Gen 5 and T16 Gen 3


Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2

The Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2 features a 3:2 display with Corning Gorilla Glass for durability and is powered up by Intel Core Ultra U series processors.

It integrates an AI engine for a seamless user experience. With up to 32GB Dual Channel LPDDR5x soldered memory, multitasking becomes effortless. The detachable, backlit folio keyboard with a three-button TrackPad and magnetic pen option adds versatility and convenience.

Clear video calls are enabled by the user-facing 5MP + IR cam and the 8MP World-facing cam, while CAT16 4G WWAN support ensures connectivity on the go.

Quick specifications: ThinkPad T14s Gen 5 and X12 Detachable Gen 2 Specs

Commitment to Sustainability

Lenovo is committed to transitioning towards a circular economy, focusing on sustainable practices in the supply chain, product design, and services.

They aim to integrate closed-loop recycled plastic into their products, recycle end-of-life products, and use post-consumer recycled content plastics in their products and packaging.

The ThinkPad line emphasizes sustainability from design to end-of-life management, promoting responsible sourcing, waste minimization, and product longevity.

Lenovo and iFixit Collaboration

The ThinkPad T14 Gen 5 and T16 Gen 3 are engineered with insights from the iFixit Solutions team to prioritize repair-friendliness.

Featuring customer replaceable parts (CRU) including a battery with a cable-free connector and fully socketed DIMM design, along with SSD and WWAN replacement, these models also offer visual indicators for easier repairs.

Lenovo collaborated with iFixit to create new repair guides, extending product lifecycles, reducing electronic waste, and offering cost-saving advantages.

The ThinkPad T14 Gen 5 and T16 Gen 3 achieved a provisional iFixit repairability score of 9.3 out of 10, showcasing Lenovo’s commitment to sustainability and repairability.

Lenovo ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4

The Lenovo ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4 impresses with its sleek design, featuring a drop hinge design, thin profile, and lightweight body. The four-side narrow bezel provides users with a 90% screen-to-body ratio for the 16:10 aspect ratio 14-inch display.

The keyboard offers new 1.5mm key travel for comfortable typing, while the larger touchpad enhances user interaction. The Magnetic Slim Pen adds touch usage convenience, and security features include a Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader and optional Infrared camera with privacy shutter.

Quick specifications: Lenovo ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4

Lenovo’s ThinkVision M14t Gen 2 Mobile Monitor (Touch)

Lenovo’s ThinkVision M14t Gen 2 Mobile Monitor (Touch) offers a 14-inch touch display with 10-point touch capabilities. It features a 2240 x 1400 resolution, 300 nits brightness, and 100% sRGB color coverage.

With its slim design and weighing under 700g, it’s portable and versatile. The monitor supports dual USB-C connectivity for charging and device connection, with options for screen extension and charging simultaneously.

It’s TÜV Rheinland certified for Natural Low Blue Light and Eyesafe technology, ensuring eye protection without compromising color accuracy.

Quick specifications: Lenovo’s ThinkVision M14t Gen 2 Mobile Monitor (Touch)

Other features

Smart Connect: A software solution developed in collaboration with Motorola, Smart Connect streamlines digital ecosystems for a smooth multi-device experience. It enhances productivity by sharing device capabilities and managing data seamlessly across devices.

Lenovo Identity Advisor: Designed to offer smarter technology, Lenovo Identity Advisor, powered by Norton, is a digital identity monitoring solution. It alerts users to suspicious activities and aids in identity restoration in case of theft.

By actively monitoring the dark web, it notifies users of potential threats to their personal information, catering to the increasing online presence of individuals in activities like banking, shopping, gaming, and social media sharing.

Pricing and Availability
  • ThinkPad T14 Gen 5: Starting at USD 949 (Rs. 78,662 approx.) (AMD) and USD 1199 (Rs. 99,384 approx.) (Intel), available April.
  • ThinkPad T16 Gen 3: Starting at USD 1219 (Rs. 1,01,042), available April.
  • ThinkPad T14s Gen 5: Starting at USD 1399 (Rs. 1,15,962 approx.), available April.
  • ThinkPad X12 Detachable Gen 2: Starting at USD 1399 (Rs. 1,15,962 approx.), available April.
  • ThinkBook 14 2-in-1 Gen 4: Starting at USD 1169 (Rs. 96,898 approx.), available March.
  • ThinkVision M14t Gen 2 Mobile Monitor Touch: Starting at USD 399 (Rs. 33,073 approx.).

Lenovo also introduced new accessories, including the USB-C Slim Travel Dock, priced at USD 89.99 (Rs. 7,459 approx.) and the ThinkPad Executive 16-inch Backpack, priced at USD 179.99 (Rs. 14,919 approx.).